The mining of Connemara Marble is one of Ireland’s oldest indigenous industries and at the Connemara Marble Visitor Centre, visitor can witness the quarried marble being cut, shaped, and polished. Visitors can also view a large collection of antique and vintage Connemara marble Jewellery. 

In additon, the centre houses a large collection of early Irish antique furniture, pottery and carvings from the 17th century. When entering the visitor centre, take note of the mahogany front doors which are the original front doors of the famous Abbey Theatre in Dublin which was burned down in 1965.